Bello suspends processing of employment certificates anew

Submitted by ofwzone on Fri, 11/10/2017 - 11:34

MANILA -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Friday ordered anew the suspension of the acceptance and processing of applications for Overseas Employment Certificates (OEC) for all overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) due to reports of illegal recruitment activities victimizing Filipino workers.

In Department Order No. 185, issued by DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello III, all OFWs, including direct hires are covered by the order.

President Duterte: Second trip to Japan ‘most productive, engaging’

Submitted by ofwzone on Wed, 11/01/2017 - 05:33

DAVAO CITY -- President Rodrigo Duterte arrived here on Tuesday from his Official Visit to Japan, describing it as “most productive and engaging.”

In his arrival statement, President Duterte said that he met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and discussed concrete, time-bound and specific ways to further intensify bilateral cooperation between Philippines and Japan.

“On top of our agenda is vital support for the centerpiece projects under the Philippines’ Build, Build, Build program,” President Duterte said.

Zabeel Park to hold Spring Festival 2017 on October 27

Submitted by ofwzone on Wed, 10/11/2017 - 13:16

Mark your calendar for the biggest event of the year, Spring Festival 2017

FICN Events in collaboration with Kabayan Weekly, Dubai Zabeel Park Management and Al Ansari Exchange, your first choice brings you Spring Fstival 2017, It's a whole day event from 7am to 10pm loaded with entertainment and exciting activities for the whole family. Fun run 2017, Drum & Lyre competition, street dance competition, battle of the bands, Job Fair, Zumba and Yoga exhibition, barbecue challenge, the mini bazaar, and the TFC hour.